Solidarity, unity, hope: the UN Chief’s update on COVID - 19
30 Apr 2020 - Secretary-General António Guterres offered an update on efforts by the United Nations to respond to the COVID - 19 pandemic – and sounded a message of solidarity, unity and hope. He cited progress on his call for a global ceasefire, the delivery of humanitarian relief, and a worldwide push to tackle the pandemic’s social and economic impacts. “Now is the time to be determined,” he said. “Determined to defeat COVID -19 and to emerge from this crisis by building a better world for all."